National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning

March 24, 2020 - The National Weather Service issued at 10:59am Tuesday, March 24, 2020 a Flood Warning.

The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Texas for the Attoyac Bayou near Chireno affecting Nacogdoches, Shelby, San Augustine and Rusk Counties.


  • Do not drive cars through flooded areas.
  • Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.
  • Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
  • Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

The Flood Warning is now in effect until early Friday morning.

The Flood Warning continues for the Attoyac Bayou Near Chireno until late Thursday night. At 10:30 AM CDT Tuesday the stage was 15.8 feet. Flood stage is 14.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

Recent Activity... The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 10:30 AM CDT Tuesday was 16.0 feet.

Forecast... The river is expected to rise to a crest of 16.2 feet just after midnight tonight. It will then fall below flood stage late Thursday morning.

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